Questions tagged [nichijou]

Nichijou (日常) is a comedy manga series by Keiichi Arawi that focuses on a group of high school students and their school. It has an anime adaptation and a game as well.

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What is this upside down floating heart symbolizing?

In the Nichijou short 8, Yuuko Aioi goes fishing. After fishing up a boot and kettle, she leaves and this upside down heart shape on a leave floats by. Supposedly this is a symbolism of sorts, hence ...
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What is the book seen in 13th episode of Nichijou at 09:03?

I can't seem to find what cover is being printed at this timestamp. I'm attaching both a screenshot of the frame and my attempt at showing just the book with some image manipulation in GIMP.
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What does Mai's weird hand gesture joke even mean?

At episode 17 when the teacher asked the students to participate Mai raised her hand like this (shown at photo). What this joke even mean?
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What is Kumomadori Radio?

So in December 2018, Arawi Keiichi (creator of Nichijou) announced another Kumomadori Radio: (It was then delayed due to what appears to be scheduling difficulties.) But what is Kumomadori Radio? I ...
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Are CITY and Nichijou set in the same universe?

Recently, I've started reading CITY, the manga that Arawi Keiichi started working on after finishing Nichijou. There are apparently some Nichijou cameos in CITY, such as this blue-haired mangaka ...
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Does Sakamoto know that Nano is a robot?

Nano Shinonome and Sakamoto are among the most interesting characters in Nichijou. The portrayal of daily life of a human-like AI with a condescending talking cat is something special in it's own ...
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What made Sekiguchi embarrassed when she was asked about cram school?

In episode 6, there is a scene where Daiku, a former team member of Igo soccer, is getting bored with their inactivity in their club room. The conversation follows like this (read from left to right): ...
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What's the meaning of “The coffee isn't coffee coffee”?

In Nichijou there is a scene where a random character says, The coffee isn't very coffee coffee Is this a pun? What's the meaning of these sentences? Even her friend asks too. Relevant video on ...
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Where is this scene originate from in Episode 5 of nichijou?

What is this thing that Mio's cloud refers to? And what does this text on the screen mean (The text on the screen, it's like an old Japanese font-style) ? "15:40 1-Q in front of the podium" ...
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What does the drink that Mio ordered look like in Episode 18 of Nichijou?

In episode 18, Yukko and Mio trying to order at a cafe which is probably Starbucks. Mio's order was I'd like grande white chocolate, mocha frappuccino, also I want a short single-shot, caramel ...
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What ayatori pattern did Yukko make that made Mai-chan shocked in Episode 17?

In episode 17, Yukko trying to stop tsukkomi-ing Mai. At the end of this scene, there is a part where Yukko made an ayatori (a traditional Japanese game for children) like below: And after that, Mai-...
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What is the game console that Sasahara used?

What is the name of the console that Sasahara used to play with it when Tachibana Misato bombed him?
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What is this dance that characters in Nichijou do during the episode breaks?

I always seen this kind of clip in every of Nichijou episode (but with different movement). You can see them doing that on this Scene Is this just some random movement?
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Why do the dogs pet the characters in Nichijou?

I have seen this scene where it's only Yukko who's laying on the ground and they just like petting the Nichijou character just like that, but the one who did that in the different scene is just only ...
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Does the Principal ever visit his granddaughter?

In episode 26 of Nichijou, it's revealed that the Principal of the school... However, the relationship between him and is never elaborated on in the anime. In the manga, is it ever stated if he at ...
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What are the contents of the unaired next-episode previews included with the Nichijou Blu-rays?

One of the bonus features on the Nichijou Blu-ray discs is "unaired next-episode previews" (オリジナル次回予告). What is in these previews? (I found the answer to this while writing this answer, and I figure ...
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How many Tanken Nichijou no Machi episodes are there?

I recently finished the Nichijou anime and I noticed there are an OVA and specials (Nichijou: Tanken Nichijou no Machi). According to MyAnimeList, there are 14 episodes under this title as you can see ...
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Is getting hit by Perishables/Food worse?

In Nichijou episode one, Yuuko gets hit by a Kokeshi, and then by an Akabeko on her head. She says that it could've been worse if she were struck by a Perishable, before actually getting hit on the ...
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What does K.Y. mean?

There's this scene in Nichijou episode one where a Grim Reaper is asking everyone: Do you know what K.Y. means? Nobody replies him, maybe because they're scared of him. Finally he asks another ...
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What was inside Yuuko's wallet?

Mio was carrying Yuuko's wallet in her bag for some reason (why?). Then the moment comes and Mio realizes that the wallet is not there. They go to the lost and found department. They found the wallet ...
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How different are the anime and manga versions of Nichijou?

I was considering starting to watch the Nichijou anime series, and then thought that maybe I should read the manga first. Then I noticed that MAL lists Helvetica Standard as Nichijou's manga side-...
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What game are Mio and Yuko playing on the train?

In Nichijou Episode 0 (OVA), Mio and Yuko are playing a game on the train: They push and feint at each other but the game doesn't finish as they are distracted by Mai sleeping in the baggage area. ...
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Where did Nano get money from?

For example, for shopping. The anime doesn't show that Prof. or Nano works. Does Prof. and/or Nano have a stable income?
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Why is Misato Tachibana always shooting Koujirou Sasahara?

Whenever Sasahara does something mildly inappropriate in Tachibana's presence, such as playing video games under the desk or reading a manga while he's supposed to be working on some sort of school ...
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Why is Sakurai-sensei always sweating like a sprinkler?

I never really figured this out. Is Sakurai-sensei always super-uncomfortable around people? Or is she nervous? Usually sweat drops jumping off someone is a vfx for surprise, but I don't think this is ...
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What's with this face in Nichijou?

In Nichijou, characters sometimes make this kind of face when something frustrating or very stupid happens: Is this a reference to some other popular animated character, or is it a unique way of ...
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Why do Yuko's poems always end in 'Mogami River'?

Several times during the anime, Yūko Aioi ends her short haikus with 'Mogami River'. I've read on the Wikipedia page for Mogami River that Matsuo Bashō used it in at least one of his poems, but I can'...
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Why did Nano explode?

I was recommended My Ordinary Life by a friend and have watched the first episode. Needless to say, I was confused and amazed. Towards the beginning of the first episode, Nano trips into a guy and ...
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How can Sakamoto talk?

In a clip of Nichijou that I saw, Sakamoto the cat is seen being able to talk, and appears to be quite intelligent. (His lips never move, but he does speak.) How is Sakamoto able to do this? Are ...
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What is the game where you strike a stack of discs to knock one out?

There was a game that appeared in a few episodes of Nichijou (not familiar with the original manga) where there was a bunch of circular (wooden?) discs stacked and a small hammer was used to try to ...